City of Lubbock announces 9 new cases of COVID-19, brings total to 117

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(Nexstar Media Group/ Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from the City of Lubbock:

The City of Lubbock has confirmed nine new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as of 4:00 p.m. on April 2, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 117 with three deaths. However, 12 cases are now listed as recovered.*

The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19.  

The City of Lubbock Health Department and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Lubbock area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.

*The City of Lubbock has compiled all this information, and additional insights, into a comprehensive dashboard at This will replace the daily case count charts. 

(This is a press release from the City of Lubbock.)

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